Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 17
Licensing of Healthcare Facilities

R.I. Gen. Laws 23-17-47

 23-17-47.  Identification badges.

A health care facility shall require all persons, including students, who examine, observe, or treat a patient or resident of the facility to wear a photo identification badge which states, in a reasonably legible manner: (1) the first name, (2) licensure registration status, if any, (3) fluency in sign language other than English, if any, and (4) staff position of that person.

History of Section.
P.L. 1997, ch. 306, 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 88, 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 253, 1.